Many of us may have fond .
or not so fond .
memories of dodgeball from our childhood.
Chief photographer Chuck Oedsma found some adults
who have found they are not yet ready to quit the
sport in tonights eyepiece.
One, two, three, Shanghai!
I think the draw for dodgeball is for people to come
out and feel like they are young again.
to play like they are young again.
To get, get, get all kinds of fired up, and play to
There you go.
There you go!
Oh yeah, we have fans.
We have the best fans.
Shanghai Sharks have the greatest fans in the whole
We love you.
And, I tell you my wife actually loves to come and
play because she loves to see me get hit in the face.
The ball isn't like the old school rubber ball.
This is a, some kind of a, mesh type of, cloth ball.
You'll live through a shot to the face.
You won't like it but you will live through it.
I haven't played since probably fifth grade so, Its
nice to know I can still jump.
Anyone can play.
I just saw it in the YMCA manual and thought it was
kind of cool so I got some friends together and tried
Get some ladies out here.
We're the only ones.
Ha ha ha
You have to be able to have fun, through a ball, catch
a ball, thats about it.
And dodge, yes, yes.
Good job, good job,
If you're interested in starting a dodge ball team
the Y starts registering for the spring season in